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Pineapple is a very refreshing food, but it goes well any time of the year. Whether in sweet or savory dishes, the fruit offers a lot of flavor to meals and stimulates the palate, in addition to being very beneficial to the body due to the presence of fiber and vitamins. So, how about learning how to make pineapple dessert to include on the menu? See now 3 pineapple dessert recipes for you to prepare at home and enjoy the versatility of this citrus fruit!

  1. Light pineapple mousse

The light pineapple mousse recipe has the face of summer, but it is very well appreciated during other seasons. Refreshing and energetic, the dessert makes good use of the acidity of the pineapple and offers a wave of flavors for those who consume it. Follow the instructions!


  • 1 ripe pineapple cut into cubes;
  • 2 tablespoons of culinary sweetener (xylitol);
  • 2 teaspoons of unflavored gelatin;
  • 1 cup of skimmed milk.

The first step in this pineapple recipe is to wash and cut the fruit. In a saucepan, cook the food cubes over a low heat with the culinary sweetener for approximately 35 minutes. Then heat the milk in another pan and use it to dissolve the gelatin. With the aid of a blender, blend all ingredients until a homogeneous mixture is formed.

You can serve the dessert in a large container, such as a glass baking dish, or divide it into individual pots for easy distribution to guests. Use small pieces of pineapple to decorate the mousse. Let it cool in the fridge for approximately 4 hours and that’s it!

  1. Pineapple candy in the pressure cooker

Who doesn’t like pineapple candy in the pressure cooker, huh? This pineapple dessert is a culinary classic and conquers the public throughout Brazil. The best part is that the recipe has a very simple and practical step by step to make at home! Take a look:


  • 1 pineapple cut into small cubes;
  • 2 tablespoons of culinary sweetener (xylitol);
  • ½ cup of water;
  • 100 g of fresh grated coconut.

After washing and chopping the pineapple, place the fruit, water and sweetener in the pressure cooker. Mix well and cover. When the pan starts to beep, simmer over medium/low heat for approximately 10 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally. After cooling, serve with grated coconut. A delight!

  1. Grilled pineapple with cinnamon and honey

This dessert with pineapple is mouth-watering even before finishing the recipe. Grilled pineapple is naturally a delicious option, but the flavor is even more intensified with the presence of honey and cinnamon. Super-easy to prepare, dessert is ready in up to 15 minutes! Write down the ingredients and the way of preparation:


  • 1 pineapple in slices or slices;
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil;
  • Honey and cinnamon to taste.

Wash, peel and remove the pineapple core. You can cut the fruit into slices or long slices, whichever way you like! Heat a skillet and pour in the olive oil. Then add the pineapple to the pan to grill over medium heat.

Let the fruit cook well and turn the slices to brown on all sides. Add cinnamon and honey to taste while the food is still on the fire to better spread the flavor. Honey replaces sugar and helps to reduce the acidity of the fruit and cinnamon gives the final flavor. If necessary, cover the pan with a lid to finish cooking the ingredients. Finally, transfer to a plate and serve!

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